Kohtaroh Shutoh

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Kohtaroh Shutoh
Hokkaido University
The Hokkaido University Museum
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Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Assistant Professor, Hokkaido University Museum, Hokkaido University
Apr 2017
Mar 2019
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Faculty of Education, Niigata University


Apr 2014
Mar 2017
Doctor's program, Graduate School of Symbiotic Systems Science and Technology, Fukushima University
Apr 2012
Mar 2014
Master's program, Graduate School of Symbiotic Systems Science and Technology, Fukushima University
Apr 2008
Mar 2012
Division of Environment System Management, Faculty of Symbiotic Systems Science, Fukushima University

Published Papers

The aquatic macrophyte flora of a small pond revealing high species richness in the Aomori Prefecture, Japan
Shutoh K, Yamanouchi T, Kato S, Yamagishi H, Ueno Y, Hiramatsu S, Nishihiro J, Shiga T.
Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity   12(3) 448-458   Aug 2019   [Refereed]
First molecular phylogenetic insights into the evolution of Eriocaulon (Eriocaulaceae, Poales)
Larridon I, Tanaka Nr, Liang Y, Phillips SM, Barfod AS, Cho S-H, Gale SW, Jobson RW, Kim Y-D, Li J, Muasya AM, Parnell JAN, Prajaksood A, Shutoh K, Souladeth P, Tagane S, Tanaka Nb, Yano O, Mesterházy A, Newman MF, Ito Y
Journal of Plant Research   132(5) 589-600   Aug 2019   [Refereed]
Taxonomic identity of an alien Utricularia plant naturalized in the Japanese wild flora
Kadono Y, Noda T, Tsubota K, Shutoh K, Shiga T.
Acta phytotaxonomica et geobotanica   70(2) 129-134   Jun 2019   [Refereed]
Development of microsatellite markers for complete cleistogamous species Gastrodia takeshimensis (Orchidaceae), with transferability for its chasmogamous sister G. nipponica
Kishikawa K, Suetsugu K, Kyogoku D, Ogaki K, Iga D, Shutoh K, Isagi Y, Kaneko S
Genes & Genetic Systems   94(2) 95-98   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Distribution of Aquatic Plants, Charalean algae, and Hygrophytes in Lake Kawaguchi, at the northern foot of Mt. Fuji in 2017
富士山研究   (13) 17-27   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Molecular phylogenetic relationships among populations of Sagittaria aginashi Makino (Alismataceae) and endemic Chinese species
Tsubota K, Shutoh K, Kato S, Choi HJ, Shiga T
Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity   12(1) 106-114   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Comparison of radioactive and stable cesium uptake in aquatic macrophytes affected by the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant accident
Nagakawa Y, Uemoto M, Kurosawa T, Shutoh K, Hasegawa H, Sakurai N, Harada E
Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry   319(1) 185-196   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
A new record of the critically endangered pondweed, Potamogeton lucens from Aomori Prefecture, Japan
Shutoh K, ​Usuba M, Yamagishi H, Fujita Y, Hiramatsu S, Tsujimura O, Ishidoya Y, Kasai M, Kasai N, Matsumoto A, Norita T, Yokoyama A, Kaneko S, Shiga T
Journal of Japanese Botany   93(4) 240-252   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Comparative morphological analysis of two parallel mycoheterotrophic transitions reveals divergent and convergent traits in the genus Pyrola (Pyroleae, Ericaceae)
Shutoh K, Suetsugu K, Kaneko S, Kurosawa T
Journal of Plant Research   131(4) 589-597   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
A new record of Stuckenia pectinata( L.) Börner( Potamogetonaceae) in Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Shutoh K, Yokogawa M, Shiga T
Bulletin of the Osaka Museum of Natural History   (72) 47-51   Mar 2018   [Refereed]


Making of Fukushima Red List 2017 and basis for categories of each vascular plants
Kurosawa T, Nemoto S, Usuba M, Watanabe S, Yamashita Y, Kanno S, Shutoh K
Journal of Center for Regional Affairs Fukushima University   30(1) 155-180   Sep 2018
Current status and changes in aquatic macrophyte flora of the Kumeda-ike Pond, in Kishiwada, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Yokogawa M, Shutoh K, Kazama M, Shiga T
Bulletin of Natural History Museum, Kishiwada City   (5) 1-9   2018
Red list categories, population size, and the rate of decline of 103 rare plants categorized as "Threatened A" or "Not Evaluated" in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
Kurosawa T, Nemoto S, Yamashita Y, Usuba M, Shutoh K, Research Group for Red List Fukushima (Vascular Plants)
Journal of Center for Regional Affairs Fukushima University   28(2) 120-141   Feb 2017
The first record of aquatic macrophytes in a young acidic pond, Aka-numa, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, with an attempt to estimate the changes of their distribution from pictures
Shutoh K, Sato H, Kurosawa T
Bulletin of Water Plant Society, Japan   (103) 20-27   Mar 2016
Flora of Goshiki-numa ponds and nature trail, Urabandai, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
Kurosawa T, Shutoh K, Takahashi H, Mori Y, Abe T
Journal of Center for Regional Affairs Fukushima University   27(2) 93-122   Feb 2016
Shutoh K, Kurosawa T
A survey of aquatic macrophytes within nine ponds in Tadami-machi, Fukushima Prefeture, Japan
Nature of Tadami, Bulletin of the Tadami Beech Center   (3) 29-39   Dec 2014
Aquatic macrophytic flora of Goshikinuma Lakes, Urabandai, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, with reference to its recent changes
Kohtaroh Shutoh
Bulletin of Water Plant Society, Japan   (98) 1-21   Dec 2012

Books etc

A Handbook of Aquatic Plants of Japan
Shiga T, Shutoh K, Yokogawa M, Kato S, Hieda S, Kurazono T, Yamanouchi T (Part:Joint Work)
Jul 2018